ἰδοῦ (ἴδου Hdn.Gr. cited in Choeroboscus Grammaticus “Scholia in Theodosii Canones” 2.140), aorist 2imperativemiddle of ὁρά; but, __IIἰδού (on the accent see Hdn.Gr. 1.417, al.), as adverb, lo! behold! (even with words of hearing, ἰδοὺ δοῦπον αὖ κλύω τινά Sophocles Tragicus “Ajax” 870 (Lyric poetry), compare “El.” 1410): __II.1 with Nouns and Prons., ἰ. χελιδών Klein “Meistersign.” 133 (Attic vase, 6th c.BC) , etc.; ἰ. ἐγώ here am I, LXX.Gen.27.1, al.; ἰ. ἡ μνᾶ σοι NT.Luke.19.20 +NT; οὐκ ἰ. Ἀαρώ; LXX.Exo.4.14. __II.2 with Verbs, __II.2.a in the imperative, ἰ. θεᾶσθε Sophocles Tragicus “Trachiniae” 1079, Aristophanes Comicus “Acharnenses” 366 ; especially in offering a thing, take it! ἰ. δέχου παῖ Sophocles Tragicus “Philoctetes” 776. __II.2.b in indicative of all tenses, ἰ. πείθομαι Euripides Tragicus “Orestes” 143 (Lyric poetry): frequently in LXX and “NT” with past tenses, LXX.Gen.24.15, al., NT.Matt.27.51, al.+NT; in the middle of a sentence, NT.Luke.13.16. __II.3 with questions, ἰ., τί ἔστι; Aristophanes Comicus “Nubes” 825, “Eq.” 157. __II.4 in repeating another's words quizzingly, as ἰδού γ᾽ ἄκρατον wine, quotha! prev. work 87 ; ἰ. λέγειν prev. work 344; ἰδού γε κλέπτειν prev. author “Th.” 206, compare “Ec.” 136.